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Govt launches upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 web portal, mobile app

The web portal and application will help to capture air travellers’ feedback for policy interventions.

Nov 19, 2018, 14:16 PM IST

Air travellers can use facial recognition to enter airports, new Digi Yatra ID by 2019

The Digi Yatra platform would be operational by February 2019.

Oct 04, 2018, 12:48 PM IST

Good news for air travellers! No more hand baggage tags at these Indian airports

The pilot project will be started at airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.

Dec 09, 2016, 09:16 AM IST

Good news! AAI alows opening of currency exchange counters at its airports

Coming up with a welcome move to help the air travellers, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday allowed opening of allowed opening of currency exchange counters by scheduled commercial banks at its airports across the country.

Nov 17, 2016, 23:16 PM IST

Gift of cheaper air fare to common people

Gift of cheaper air fare to common people. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Oct 22, 2016, 00:47 AM IST

New UDAN scheme unveiled, air fares capped at Rs 2,500 for 1-hour flights

For 50 percent of the seats of flights under UDAN, the fare cap will be Rs 2,500, and the rest will be market-based pricing.

Oct 21, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

DGCA issues revised compensation norms

DGCA issues revised compensation norms. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jul 19, 2016, 11:16 AM IST

Air travel set to get costlier- Know why

In the five increases, ATF rates have gone up by 25 percent, or Rs 9,985.87,  per kilolitre since March.

Jul 01, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

PM Modi hails new civil aviation policy, says it will benefit passengers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the new civil aviation policy approved today by the Cabinet will transform the sector and greatly benefit passengers.

 

Jun 15, 2016, 19:11 PM IST

New civil aviation policy 2016: Key features you must know

Here are the key features of new civil aviation policy.

 

Jun 15, 2016, 18:31 PM IST

Bad news for air travellers! Airfare set to get costlier as ATF price hiked by a steep 9.2%

In what could make airfare costlier, the price of Air Turbine Fuel (ATF) has been hiked by a steep 9 percent.

Jun 01, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Humiliation bothers obese air travellers the most!

Feelings of shame and humiliation bother obese air passengers more than tight seat belts and tiny seats, says a study.

May 27, 2016, 09:06 AM IST

Air travellers to get refund on development fee for tickets booked beyond April 30

DGCA has asked airlines to refund development fee charged from passengers flying out of the IGIA on the tickets booked for journey beyond April 30.

Apr 28, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

Nothing to declare! Flyers not to fill customs form from tomorrow

The move is part of a new and simplified measure announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Budget for 2016-17.

Mar 31, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

Vistara announces Holi discount scheme with fares starting at Rs 999

Vistara on Tuesday announced a HoliSurprise festival offer of one-way fares starting at Rs 999 in Economy class and Rs 2,299 in Premium Economy class.

Mar 22, 2016, 10:47 AM IST

More compensation for flight delays, lost baggage: How air travellers will benefit

The Bill seeks to empower the central government to revise the limits of liability for airlines and compensation as per the Montreal Convention.

Mar 12, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

Good news for air travellers! Parliament passes bill to hike compensation in case of death, injury, lost baggage

Once the bill gets the nod of the President and becomes an Act, the law would require Indian carriers to pay compensation amount that is equivalent to the rates paid by their global counterparts.

Mar 12, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

'Internet of Things' to transform air travel experience globally: Report

According to “The Future is Connected” report from SITA - the leading global IT provider to the air transport industry - 83 percent of passengers have smartphones and the unifying technology will provide a connected end-to-end experience.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Air India's special offers for New Year 2016: All you need to know

Know more about the Air India's special plans for the New Year 2016.

Dec 30, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

Flying into India? Make sure you know this revised list of details to be declared in customs form

Passengers entering India will now have to declare Indian currency exceeding Rs 25,000 and LCD, LED or Plasma televisions being brought by them in the new customs declaration forms.

Aug 20, 2015, 09:33 AM IST